On the second day of Reconciliation week, Adam Gowan shares of the importance of Country to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the impacts of terra nullius and stolen land, and Dr Peter Adam leads us in a prayer of lament and justice.
Brooke Prentis kicks off our National Reconciliation Week campaign by shedding light on the importance of truth telling for reconciliation. #NRW19 #GroundedinTruth
Aboriginal Christian Leader Sono Leone shares about her organisation Strong Women Talking and their upcoming Art Exhibition which will highlight the work they are doing around the space of domestic and family violence prevention.
Common Grace supporter Joanne Shan writes about her experience of having a publicly identified Christian as PM and reflects on her work with Colour Code, an independent national movement of First Nations and multicultural migrant communities speaking, advocating and campaigning for racial justice in the face of the 2019 Federal Election.
Common Grace supporter Phil Woods writes about his desire for our politicians to be forward looking, putting God’s beautiful creation before short term profit. He personally reflects on his own faith journey; realising that the liberation of creation is an integral part of Christian hope.
Brooke Prentis reminds us that we all, as Common Grace, need to participate not just at elections but each and every day.
Greg Rolles of Christian Climate Action Australia shares his thoughts on how direct action can be used to protect creation and seek justice for our neighbours.
Jessica Morthorpe discusses the importance of pastoral care in an age of climate change and global ecological destruction.
Common Grace supporter Trevor Thomas reflects on the experience of his church hosting a Candidate Forum.
This Good Friday, Laura Tharion challenges us to embrace and protect all sacred spaces and places.
Dr Justine Toh, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Public Christianity, shares with us a personal reflection on the Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector, provoking us toward self-reflection and humility.
Rev Katherine Rainger reflects on the powerful words she shared at the Palm Sunday rally in Canberra.
Salem, a Hazara refugee from Afghanistan, and an advocate and activist, shares with Kate Leaney his thoughts on the Palm Sunday rallies happening this weekend across Australia.
Are we really listening? In this weeks Lent teaching, Rev Keith Jobberns, the National Ministries Director for Australian Baptist Ministries, provokes us to hear the cries, even the silent cries, of those around us.
There's a sense of urgency brewing in this room — an ambience amplified by the dim lights, the hushed hum of the many people who have come together tonight in the name of Jesus and of Justice.
Neil Ormerod, Professor of Theology at ACU, reflects on the anger of the Prodigal Son's older brother and challenges us to celebrate the new world that grace opens up for us.